Important information that bears repeating at this time of year.
Guest Blogger – Sergeant Jeremy Stubbs, Directed Patrol Unit
Back to School Safety
Students return to the classrooms on September 8th. Providing students a safe route to school is one of the department’s top priorities. Please be aware of the increased presence of student walkers and bicyclists as well as increased traffic around school campuses and neighborhoods.
Traffic enforcement is a year-round priority and the school zones will be patrolled heavily during the first week of September. Officers will be doing traffic enforcement near schools during the morning and afternoon hours. Officers will be enforcing all traffic laws to help ensure a safe environment for students and motorists in school zones.
Below are a few safety tips related to traffic around schools:
- Follow all speed and parking laws
- Establish a meeting time and location to pick up your child/children
- Be patient; allow plenty of time to deal with…
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